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Feb 2, 2013 12:35am PST
ethan trapped in an underground bunker with this man, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes. >> it's an innocent kid, he's crying for his parent and grandparents and he does not know what's going on. let this kid go. >> reporter: today the bright yellow bus turned crime scene was towed away. >> the child is on the line with us and advising that the bus driver has been shot. >> reporter: the crisis began when dykes boarded the bus full of kids on tuesday. brother and sister who were on the bus said that dykes threatened to kill them. >> my older brother's friend told us to stay down, and i look up and he's talking about threatening to kill us all or something. he's like i'll call all of y'all. i just want two kids. and he started pointing at my brother and his friend. >> reporter: he then shot and killed charles poland, the bus driver who tried to intervene. >> just had a bus driver shot. >> reporter: police say dykes grabbed ethan, the kindergartener who kids say always liked to sit in the front row and headed to a bunker he built behind his house. >> he always seemed like a weird person. i alwa
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Feb 2, 2013 2:00am PST
at the accused gunman, jimmy lee dykes. joining me is fox news own jonathan serri. what is the latest. >> police are talking to the suspect through a pvc pipe leading into the underground bunker but releasing few details. today we did get the first glimpse of the school bus that was involved in the shooting. authorities drove the bus out of the neighborhood first and then at the main highway hitched it to the back of a tow truck which carried the bus away. this is the bus that 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes allegedly boarded tuesday afternoon reportedly demanding two child hostages. the school bus driver charles pollen, jr. refused and tried to block the gunman paying the ultimate price. a funeral service is scheduled sunday. the large venue has been reserved to accommodate a crowd of potentially thousands because the bus driver's family received a huge outpouring of support from the comm. >> i believe it will be a place that they will celebrate not the death of mr. pol poland bue life. surely this man died an american hero. >> so an entire community honoring the heroic efforts of this bus driver w
Feb 2, 2013 9:00am PST
information. we know that this line of communication with jimmy lee dykes has been opened overnight. we know that the temperatures overnight have been below freezing for the first time so, that has been the greatest worry for the safety of this boy. but, again, a news conference is scheduled to start in just about five minutes. if you see me look off to my left just about probably 40, 50 feet from me is where this news conference will happen. of course we'll bring you updates as they come in. miguel? >> what have you learned, victor, about how this 5-year-old is holding up right now? >> reporter: well, i can tell you up with of the things that has been reported over the past couple days is that he has been heard crying. and that originated from a comment from the mayor of midland city, virgil skipper. so i spoke with him this morning about if he, indeed, heard the boy crying himself. so i said, have you been to the bunker? she said no, i haven't been past the barrier. did you speak with someone who heard the boy crying i asked him. he said no one told me that specifically. so that was specul
Feb 2, 2013 4:00am PST
, a photo of the man police said launch a dramatic hostage standoff. jimmy lee dykes has been holding 5-year-old ethan against his will. communicating with the negotiators through the pipe >> i looked up and he's talking about threatening to kill us all or something. >> it all happened when dykes stormed on to this school bus and kidnapped the child. >> i just want two kids. >> 14-year-old and her 12-year-old brother were all on that bus. they said that dykes got on and gave the driver what appeared to be a gift of broccoli and a note and demanded two children. >> the bus driver kept saying, please get off the bus. so, he just tried to back up and he pulled out the gun and he just shot him. and he just took ethan. >> when all of this started, what were you thinking? >> i was shocked. like, i never thought that i would have to go through a shootout. >> reporter: they were able to escape. as dykes ran off carrying little ethan. that's when their mother got the call about the shooting. >> i grabbed all three of them at once. i started crying. >> reporter: the children had seen dykes before. con
Feb 1, 2013 2:00am PST
on. >>> d >>> neighbors in midland city say jimmy lee dykes has been working on a bunker for more than a year now. he has stayed there for eight days at a time. the sheriff offered this update to reporters. >> i can tell you that negotiators continue to communicate with the suspect and there is no reason to believe that the child has been harmed. they ask that everybody continue to keep the child and the family and all who are part of this investigation in your prayers. >> george howell has been covering this from the beginning. there is no reason to believe that the child has been harmed, so what do we know about this child? >> when you try to talk about these investigators, they are very tightlipped, they only offer updates every so often, when they speak, everyone listens. at this point, what we know is exactly what we said this young boy remains physically unharmed, the most important we heard. and they were able to get this young boy, medications, daily medications that he needs, but he remains held up against his will inside that bunker. one person who knows about that bunke
Feb 2, 2013 6:30pm EST
negotiations with jimmy lee dykes. they are speaking to him through a four-inch ventilation pipe connected to his underground shelter, his five-year old hostage has been identified only as ethan, dale county sheriff wally olson. >> he told us he has an electric heater and blankets inside that he is taking care of him. he also allowed us to provide coloring books, medication, toys, and i want to thank him for taking care of our child. >> police would not say if dykes has made demands. the 65-year-old allegedly forced his way on to this school bus tuesday and demanded hostages. police say dykes shot and killed driver charles poland, jr. when he resisted. cindy steiner's grandson was on the bus. >> he seized the bus driver and this man who done the shooting, he sees blood, here is the gun, he hears a lot of screaming. >> is he having nightmares? >> yes. >> one neighbor told us dykes spoke of making worldwide news some day. others said he was often hostile and convinced the government was out to get him. but we have learned dykes is a navy veteran who served in the late sixties in japan and ca
Feb 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
-old boy hostage in an underground bunker, the man identified as jim dykes allowed police to send down coloring books, crayons and medication to the boy. he killed the bus driver before taking the boy hostage. a murderer is back behind bars after walking out of the jail in chicago. he was on the run for three days before he was captured. he was serving a 60-year murder sentence in an in prison when he was transferred to chicago to face a drug charge. the charge was dropped and he was supposed to return to indiana to serve out the rest of the sentence. but instead, he was let go. a follower of charles manson, may be released from prison. his name is bruce davis, he was sent to prison for his role in the manson family killing. parole was recommended for davis, but now it's up to jerry brown to give final approval. brown has 30 days to decide. >>> the usual roar of subway trains in new york, replaced by the sound of a water fall, a water pipe nearly 100 years old, burst above ground in the flat iron district, it sent water into the station. trains are being diverted while the repairs are
Feb 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
bunker, being held, police say, by this man, 65-year-old vietnam vet named jimmy lee dykes. local authorities released that photo late today, first time we have gotten a look at him. he's said to be a survivalist with anti-government views. the immediate crisis began when authorities say he shot and killed a school bus driver and took the boy hostage. victor blackwell is in midland city, alabama, with late details. victor, you learned today the suspect may have met the bus driver before. what do you know about that? >> reporter: well, that's right, anderson. we know this could come down to the road and the bus. we know, as you said, that jimmy lee dykes, this 65-year-old man, who we see is described as being 6 feet tall, about 170 pounds, a man not well liked in this community, we're told by neighbors that he has a history of shouting at anyone who or anything that crosses on to his property line, even the animals. actually, he was supposed to be in court on wednesday for allegedly shooting at a neighbor. the neighbor says that somehow he damaged dykes road and dykes fired shots a
Feb 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
, held captive by this man, a 65-year-old james lee dykes. authorities released his picture on friday. >> it's an innocent kid. he's crying for his parents and grandparents. >> above the bunker a swarm of deputies standing by, dropping medicine down to him through a pvc pipe. >> please continue to be patient and continue to pray for a safe conclusion to this incident. >>reporter: they're trying to gain trust with dykes. the hostage drama began tuesday when dykes stormed a school bus and snatched ethan. >> he wanted two children between the ages of six and eight. >>reporter: and he might have taken more children if the bus driver has not fought back, opening the back door so the other kids could escape before dykes shot him to death. >> he showed the love for them kids because he gave his life. >> to be able to stand between the children and this man, he died a hero. >> the funeral will be held on sunday. >>> a rough first day on the job for secretary of state john kerry who took over the position from hillary clinton. hours after a suicide bomber attacked a turkish embassy, he had a n
Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
that hostage taker jimmy lee dykes has been in constant contact with negotiators. letting them send things to that little boy held hostage, 5-year-old ethan. >> he's also allowed us to providing color books, medication, toys. and i want to thank him for taking care of our child. >> reporter: it's unclear what kind of medication, but the boy reportedly has adhd and a form of autism. police don't think that dykes has physically harmed the boy. but we know that he has crying. there are near-freezing temperatures. last tuesday, it was like any other school day. little ethan was sitting in his favorite seat on the bus. >> i looked up. he was threatening to kill us. he said, i'll kill you all. >> reporter: she was on that bus and said that dykes walked in and gave the driver a note. before shooting him dead and then running off with ethan in his arms. one of dykes' neighbors said that his behavior was so bizarre in the weeks before the shooting that they should have told somebody. >> i regret not warning some of the neighbors of some of his tendencies. and telling them that he's the type of guy
Feb 1, 2013 4:00pm PST
. jimmy lee dykes, a retired truck drive history moved to the area five years ago. police say tuesday he boarded a school bus near his home, killed the driver, tooked 5-year-old boy at gunpoint. victor, i know you have learned something about the connection between dykes and the bus driver. >> reporter: erin, that bus driver charles poland drove that right down 231 every day. and every day the route ended right at the road that leads up to jimmy lee dykes' property, the man inside that bunker. we've said as we've learned from neighbors the past few days that jimmy lee dykes is very protective of his property, they say he would walk his property line with a gun in one hand and a flashlight in the other and shout at anything or any animal that walked across his property. each day we're told by a man who's known the bus driver about 20 years, he would turn that pulse on the road at the end of the road, just the tip of it, at jimmy lee dykes' property. and that made dykes angry. and he would shout at the man and the bus. what we're also told, there were times when he went in, speaking about
Feb 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
lee dykes. that's the first time we have gotten a look at him. he's said to be a survivalist with anti-government views. he shot and killed a school bus driver and took the boy hostage. victor blackwell is in midland with details. you learned today that the suspect may have met the bus driver before. what do you know about that? >> that's right, anderson. we know this could come down to the road and the bus. gueye know, as you said, that jimmy lee dykes, this 65-year-old man we see, was described as being 6 feet tall, about 170 pounds. a man who was not well liked in this community. we're told by neighbors he has a history of shouting at anyone who or anything that crosses onto his property line, even the animals. actually, he was supposed to be in court on wednesday for allegedly shooting at a neighbor. the neighbor says that somehow he damaged dikes' road, and dykes fired a shot at him. that was supposed to be on wednesday, but we know by wednesday, dykes and this kindergartner had been in this bunker for some time. we want to show you the bunker, the lay of the land. this is a descr
Jan 27, 2013 2:00pm PST
dick van dyke. we will tell you what that honor is and also why van dyke thought he would never make it. >>> first, eels they may not be on your list of favorite treats but around the world, they're popular delicacy. yum. in today's american journey report, tom foreman found a man in pennsylvania who is making a living with eels. >> reporter: just outside philadelphia at the delaware valley fish company in norristown, a new shipment has arrived, writing ling, slithering, sliming its way into the world market. >> we do about 1 million pounds a year. >> reporter: barry crockman could not be happier. >> i'm a third generation eeler or sniggler. >> sniggler? >> you can find that on a crossword puzzle if you want to know what a easterly s. >> reporter: never popular with many americans, eels are enjoyed on tables throughout asia and europe, considered delicacies, whether served raw, baked, boiled or fried. >> love t tastes like chicken. >> well what you're looking at here is the eel holding system. >> reporter: that has created a kind of appreciation all along the east coast of the united st
Feb 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
an underground bunker outside midland city. police say a man they have identified as jim dykes killed a school bus driver tuesday, took a 5-year-old boy hostage and is holding him inside that bunker. it is a tense standoff that police are trying to figure out exactly what to do. hostage negotiators there, as well, don't know what to do. it is an odd situation that they have been trying to figure out. police are communicating with dykes by way of a vent legislation pipe, and they say they don't think the boy has been harmed. the community rallying around the boy's family. our george howe is just back from the community vigil. george, what did you learn? >> well, don, this was for the slain bus driver for charles poland. but it was also for this 5-year-old boy. everyone came together, praying for him. people obviously look at mr. poland as a hero. but together they chanted that this young boy that he's going to come out of the bunker. i spoke, don, with one woman who today talked to his mother. and she tells me that the family is obviously hanging on by a thread with all of this. but i did learn
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Feb 2, 2013 9:00am PST
. overnight we had an open line of communication with mr. dykes. one of the questions was asked about the child's condition. mr. dykes through our communication we have -- he told us that he has an electric heater and blankets and he's taking care of . he's allowed us to provide coloring books. medication, toys, and i want to thank him for taking care of our child. that is it very important. at this time you can ask me a couple of questions and it needs to be brief and i am limited. >> what medication? >> i can't release that. [inaudible] >> what do we know. >> one at a time, please . >> we can on only do a couple. >> does he have television or electricity. >> we don't have the details of that. >> we are hearing that the bus driver -- hit an emergency button to call police? >> i don't have information of that. >> cutell us the details of your conversation with the suspect in >> we have been in constant with communication with mr. dykes? >> are you making any demands. >> i can only answer a few questions and i have to get back across the street. the pio will talk to you about further i
Feb 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
at the man holding a 5-year-old boy named "ethan" hostage. 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes who neighbors say terrorized thim with verbal threats and guns, has been holed up with the child for four days in an underground bunker while authorities swarm above. the boy was snatched tuesday, after police say dykes stormed a school bus, killing the driver, charles poland. today, the bus was removed from the scene, amid new details of how the children were traumatized. >> the first ones i talked to was 3 or 4, that were standing there in a circle kind of huddled together. and they said they was okay that they just had saw a gentleman get shot. >> reporter: pastor michael senn, who counseled the school children just minutes after the kidnapping, said dykes wanted more than just one child that day. >> he wanted two children between the ages of 6 and 8 from what i understand. >> reporter: and a suspect might have gotten them had the heroic bus driver not intervened, giving his life in the process. dykes has been talking with negotiators through a ventilation pipe and has allowed the boy's medication t
Jan 31, 2013 10:00pm PST
captive. the man who neighbors identify as 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes has been held up in an underground shelter since tuesday. police say he is holding a five- year-old boy that he snatched from a school bus after shooting and killing the driver. >> they stopped the bus and mr. dyke stepped on the bus and demanded a couple children around 6 to 8 years old. as we heard the little boy fainted. >> negotiators have been talking with dyke through a pvc pipe. they are passing food and medicine to the boy. >>> an old problem for san jose. graffiti has gotten much worse and with the recent police department cuts, some fear the tagging is only escalating. taggers covered a railroad overpass and sound walls on both sides of highway 101. it's not only along the freeways. but in neighborhoods as well. now the city is fighting back. >> so the minute they throw it up, we want to get on top of it. there is that psychological angle. not leaving it up so people reaps rewards. >> police spokesman says budget problems forced the department to eliminate the graffiti task force. two officers ran intelli
Jan 31, 2013 11:00pm PST
not released the suspects' name, but local news outlets have identified him as jimmy lee dykes. they say the standoff between dykes and authorities began after he shot a bus driver and took the boy off a school bus. he has kept the child in an underground bunker for the past three days. retail giant walmart is putting a limit on how much ammunition customers can buy. this comes after a surge in demand following the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary in connecticut. joe johns reports. >> wal-mart is not the only retailer. this spans of a new store is setting a limit of only 10 boxes per day for semiautomatic weapons. there is increased demands and retail stores nationwide. firearms have a few reasons why. increased gun prices and record highs. more guns, more ammunition, and higher traffic at gun. with increased activity and they are purchasing more rounds. >> this could be increasing more. there is a proposal for a ticket% tax on ammunition. what ever the cost table set a limit. this will limit individuals and require background checks. there right now a fugitive drug addict can wa
Feb 1, 2013 11:35pm PST
no ocurria desde que fue colonizado. >> jimmy lee dykes todavia tiene secuestrado al menor de 6 años y se trata de hacer negociación. >> y en 4 muestras de un a hamburguesa de burger king en polonia había carne de caballo en pocas cantidades se hace investigación. ahora.eamos que hay en aquí y
Feb 1, 2013 12:00pm CST
in alabama. locals describe 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes as a mean and reclusive man who worried about being abducted by aliens. on tuesday, dykes allegedly pulled the 5-year-old boy off his school bus after shooting and killing the driver. dykes has been holding him hostage in an underground bunker in his backyard. through a 60-foot pipe, dykes has allowed police to send down coloring books and prescription medicine the little boy needs for asperger's syndrome and a-d- h-d. police in atlanta have a middle school student in custody who is accused of shooting a classmate at school. swat teams stormed the price middle school after shots were fired. a 14-year-old boy was hit in the back of the neck, but his injuries were not serious. also a teacher suffered some cuts and bruises. the school was locked down and 500 students were ordered not to leave. the lockdown was lifted after police arrested the suspect. they still don't know the motive for yesterday's shooting. authorities in texas are looking for two people, after a prosecutor was murdered. >> has risen to 32. more than 100 error injured.
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